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Memphis named the most giving city in America

Nov 21, 2017 | USA Today's Commercial Appeal | Online
Spurred by donations to public schools, Memphis surpassed Salt Lake City this year to rank as the most generous metropolitan area in the United States, giving almost $6 of every $100 in earned income to philanthropy.

“What would Dr. King think about America today?” – Faith Morris, Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer, featured in Huffington Post

Nov 13, 2017 | | Online
What would Dr. King think about America today? We get this question all the time at the National Civil Rights […]

South Main listed as one of the most stylish streets in America

Oct 6, 2017 | | Online
Style is really all about energy. So when people talk about a city’s “energy,” they’re not referring to how the […]

Memphis dethrones Atlanta as the number one metropolitan area for black owned companies

Sep 26, 2017 | | Online
Memphis dethroned Atlanta as the best metro area for black owned business. With an average annual revenue almost equal to […]

Memphis Pushes to Level the Playing Field for Black Entrepreneurs

Sep 18, 2017 | | Online
Samuel Peace opened Peace Realty in 1959, a company whose legacy includes building Memphis’ first neighborhood for middle-income African-Americans ― […]

Local non-profit arts industry drives $197M

Aug 31, 2017 | Memphis Business Journal | Online
According to a new study, the local nonprofit arts industry drives $197.3 million in annual spending and supports the equivalent […]

Beale Street ranked as the seventh most famous street in the world

Jul 20, 2017 | | Online
Significant when it comes to Memphis’ rich music history, Beale Street is where the likes of Louis Armstrong, B.B. King […]

Memphis ranked third on list of where millennials are most likely to buy homes

Dec 7, 2015 | | Online
Is there any part of U.S. life that hasn’t been dramatically altered by the millennial invasion? This vast group of […]